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Keep still while I brush your hair.
People kept quiet because they were afraid.
I walked along the hall, keeping close to the side.
Keep her warm and give her plenty to drink.
Police tried to keep the two rival groups apart.
Why can’t we just keep things simple?
The patient is being kept under observation.
They do not understand the importance of keeping costs under control.
I keep on telling you but you won’t listen.
Keep taking the tablets.
I keep forgetting to put the answering machine on.
Sorry to keep you waiting.
She kept me talking for forty-five minutes.
We need more money to keep the farm going.
Don’t go left down Priory Road: keep straight on.
Keep on until you reach the traffic lights.
I think we should keep this one and sell the others.
I’ve got two copies, so you can keep that one.
She told the waiter to keep the change.
How can I stay here and keep my self-respect?
Most employees will keep their jobs when the company changes hands.
Read this letter carefully, and keep it in a safe place.
Where do you keep the washing powder?
We keep all these transactions on file.
Some companies do not keep detailed records.
Every member of the group has to keep a diary.
Costs must be kept within reasonable limits.
I am trying to keep within budget.
If you cannot keep your appointment, please let us know.
I have tried to keep my promise.
He promised the family, and I think he will keep his word.
She keeps the family on two hundred pounds a week.
His pay doesn’t even keep the family in food.
A few cows are kept to provide milk, cheese, and cream.
I have been keeping tropical fish for twenty years.
Perfume doesn’t keep indefinitely, you know.
The sauce will keep for two weeks in the fridge.
Are you keeping well?
How are you keeping?
What kept you?
I won’t keep you long.
Though Jessica managed to keep it together while in her granny's ward, she broke down completely on leaving the hospital.